"A beautiful film, tender and cruel, lucid and delicate." THE WORLD
Pierre Lachenay, aged about forty, is married. He lives in the 16th arrondissement of Paris with his wife Franca and their granddaughter Sabine. During a trip to Lisbon where he is giving a lecture on Balzac, Pierre meets Nicole, a young air hostess. He sees her again in Paris and becomes her lover...
After the love triangleJules et Jim , François Truffaut continues his exploration of the couple by tackling the theme of adultery. Combining both news items and autobiographical elements,Soft skinis a marital drama envisioned as a thriller. By opting for an openly Hitchcockian staging, François Truffaut films love as the greatest suspense.
SOFT SKIN by François Truffaut (1964 - B&W - 118mn) New HD restoration Original French Version
Available in single Blu-ray or DVD editions
.AUDIO COMMENTARY BY SERGE TOUBIANA (BIOGRAPHER OF FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT) WITH JEAN-LOUIS RICHARD (SCREENWRITER OF THE FILM)
.ANCIENT AND MODERN(10 mins – HD*) "Soft Skin is the intrusion of the modern woman into the life of a man who belongs to another culture: a culture of the past which is undoubtedly a bygone culture. » An unpublished analysis of the film by Nicolas Saada, screenwriter and director.
* in HD on the Blu-ray Disc™ version
Comics 50 •HIGH DEFINITION MASTER• 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING French Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 1.66 format respected • Black & White • Film length: 118 mins
DVD 9 •NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING French Version Dolby Digital 1.0 1.66 format respected • 16/9 4/3 compatible • Black & White • Film length: 113 mins